Mem­bers of the For­est In­dus­try Task­force are:

Australian Forests and Timber - - IN THE NEWS - Jane Calvert - CFMEU Tim John­ston - Vic­to­rian As­so­ci­a­tion of For­est In­dus­tries (VAFI) Amelia Young - The Wilder­ness So­ci­ety Jess Abra­hams - Aus­tralian Con­ser­va­tion Foun­da­tion Vince Hur­ley - Aus­tralian Sus­tain­able Hard­woods Ju­lian Mathers/Peter Wil­liam

As such, the Task­force is work­ing on a range of pro­cesses to in­form fi­nal rec­om­men­da­tions, in­clud­ing:

• A Fu­ture In­dus­try Plan

• A Fu­ture Con­ser­va­tion and Parks Sys­tem Plan

• An ini­tial Vic­to­rian En­vi­ron­ment As­sess­ment Coun­cil as­sess­ment of for­est con­ser­va­tion val­ues

• An ini­tial Vic­to­rian En­vi­ron­ment As­sess­ment Coun­cil in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the vi­a­bil­ity of fi­bre and wood sup­ply

• Meth­ods for valu­ing car­bon in plan­ta­tions and in native forests

• A reg­u­la­tory re­view and re­form process.

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